Land Restoration Training Programme

under the auspices of UNESCO

Six-Month Training Programme

Short Courses


The AUCA guest with farmers at Kiðafell farm in Kjós

Guests from the American University of Central Asia in Kyrgyzstan

Last week, GRÓ LRT had the pleasure of welcoming seven guests from the American University of Central Asia (AUCA) in Kyrgyzstan. The visit from AUCA is a part of GRÓ LRT and AUCA Erasmus+ Mobility Project, running from 2022-2024.

Celebrating World Environment Day and GRÓ LRT Day

Today we celebrate both GRÓ LRT Day and World Environment Day by hearing from Dr Toshpulot Rajabov, a 2009 fellow from Uzbekistan, about his personal journey since graduating from the Land Restoration Training Programme in 2009.
Dr Toshpulot Rajabov lecturing at GRÓ LRT

Guest lecturer from Samarkand State University

This week GRÓ LRT had the honour to welcome three guests from Samarkand State University in Uzbekistan: Dr Toshpulot Rajabov, Director of the Institute of Agrobiotechnology and Food Security and a fellow in 2009; Professor Mamadiyar Khayitov, Soil Scientist and Agrochemist and Head of Department of Fruit and Vegetable Science; and Dr Holmurod Jalov, Specialist in Bryology and Head of Department of Botany.

Visit to Land and Forest Iceland in Gunnarsholt

The GRÓ LRT fellows visited the former headquarters of the Soil Conservation Service of Iceland, now the newly established government agency, Land and Forest Iceland.
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UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Ecosystems support all life on Earth. The healthier our ecosystems are, the healthier the planet - and its people. The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration aims to prevent, halt and reverse the degradation of ecosystems on every continent and in every ocean. It can help to end poverty, combat climate change and prevent a mass extinction. GRÓ LRT is an official Supporting Partner of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. 

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